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tv   News  ABC  October 16, 2012 6:30am-7:00am EDT

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here is a live look in catonsville. a crash is cleared from the outer loop, expect delays, a 15 minute ride, on the outer loop from 795, down towards 95, no problems on the beltway from parkville up to towson, if you are traveling on the harris burg, no problems towards the beltway. to the jfx, a normal 11 minute ride, southbound from the beltway, downtown to east fayette street. that's a look at the time saver traffic, over to you. any mother wants their child to feel safe. that's exactly what angela dawson wanted and kept calling the police on neighborhood drug dealers. they set her house on fire, killing the entire family. ten years later, the same site is now a place of hope. that's where we find sherrie johnson, she joins us live at the dawson family safe haven
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center. if you know anything about the section of east baltimore, that community has been trying hard to turn things around. >> they have. they are doing a goods job of it, too. we are here in east baltimore to honor the lives of the dawson family. an event kicks off tonight at 6:00. it's been ten years since they lost their lives. it was known as one of the worst tragedies. october 16th, 2002, the home of cornell and angela was fire bombed. they and their five children died in the fire. as a result of the deaths, neighbors, leaders and faith based groups worked together to build a monument to the dawsons here at 1401 east preston. that monument has become the dawson safe haven center for children and families. i have reggie with the housing
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department and pam carter joining me, the director with the center, good morning, thank you for joining us. tell us about what is going through your mind ten years after the death of the dawsons. >> it's a great feeling for me today to be here, ten years after the tragedy that's occurred here. it gives me a warm feeling that we are able to keep the memory of the family alive and focuses on what we can continue to do in the future. >> tell us about what you are seeing, what you do to help the community. >> what we do is work with the children in the community, we have 45, 46 children come to us after they are dismissed. we work with them with school work to enhance what they are doing in school. we tutor them and me tore
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mentor them. >> reporter: this is all about witness intimidation when you think about cornell and angela. >> there is a a larger focus of witness intimidation. we want to make shoe everyone person can stand tall. we won't accept intimidation in the city. republican thank you >> reporter: thank you for joining us. that event is tonight at 6:00 p.m. to honor the dawson family and their memory. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. we learned about the funeral arrangements, friends and family will say good-byes at 5:00 tonight, it's taking place at the sharp street memorial church at 5:00. he died last week after a long battle with cancer, he was 72
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years old. civil rights activist was a member of the house of delegates from 1963 to 67 and served in the senate from 67- 81. this is a story that is going to make you feel good about the community where you live. in particular, tow truck drivers, they lifted the spirits of a family following a fire that killed five. the call came out from knockout towing. they got a few dozen trucks to surround the northeast baltimore home where nancy died and her four grandchildren. they presented the donations to her daughter. the purpose is to help cover the funeral costs. >> without support, we would be lost. >> a lot of people get bad names for tow truck drivers. they are here to help. >> it turns out they said all of the victims will be buried together. it's going happen thursday. if you are interest insides helping out, we have
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information posted op how to donate to the family on our website at abc2news.com. a fourth body found in the collapsed garage in florida, the accident happened last week on the campus of one of the colleges there, the man's body is in a unstable place of high rubble. three workers died when a garage collapsed during construction. take a look at this, a woman crashing her car through a business in orlando. surveillance cameras caught the whole thing. the woman was taken to the hospital and expected to be okay. back in the news, it doesn't have to be with theft,
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drugs or partying, lindsey lohan revealing her life to barbara walters. fur heading out the door, get the forecast on your mobile phone. more sunshine, cooler.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
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lindsey lohan will be playing elizabeth taylor. she is going to sit down for an
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interview with barbara walters on 2020. scheduled to air friday, november 16th. catch it right here on abc 2. rosanne bar tweeted she made it for the ballot in the election in the state of florida. she is one of 12 the candidate. it's october, you are not thinking about swimming. >> city leaders want to hear from you. where you can give them your two cents.
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this is your news to go. i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. let's kick off with a check of the forecast with lynette charles. >> good morning. check out the temperatures, this is the big story, we are dealing with chillier temperatures behind the cold front in indian head, 50 degrees, dry, that dew point at 45, the winds will be breezy, 5- 15 miles an hour, gusts to 20- 25. churchhill 25. west friendship, temperature at 44 degrees, dew point 42. we will continue to see plenty of sunshine as we go through the the day as well. dry right now, it will stay that way throughout the day. next few days, we will see change in the forecast. in the meantime, leave the rain gear at home, grab the jacket, you may want to keep the jacket around as you head throughout
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the day. 63 degrees lunchtime. high temperature 65, dropping down to 57 by 7:00 this evening under mainly clear skies. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning, you have accidents, especially 695. hook huge back up on 695. an 11 minute trip southbound from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. 695 in terrible shape especially in the catonsville area, as we look at frederick road. an accident moved to the shoulder of the outer loop, it's causing a big mess out there, you are looking at a 16 minute ride now to travel from 795, down towards 95. the beltway, no problems from parkville, up towards towson, for those of you using 95, a live look in white marsh, 43, nothing to get in your way downtown in to the city. that's a look at your time
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saver traffic, over to you. police hope to make progress in the search for suspects in the death of an nih researcher. they are asking for you to help out, and linda so is live at pd headquarters. what is this new information police are releasing? >> police put out a surveillance photo shows men running from the scene of the crime. they are hoping to make an arrest soon. it was taken by a camera on the night of september 17th, the night peter was killed. two me are seep running away, one is holding something under his left arm. he was shot and killed after coming home from practice, he had gotten out of his car on chesterfield avenue in northeast baltimore when he was murdered. >> it's a shock, i don't think we are get over it. >> reporter: you can get a look at the photo on abc2news.com. if you recognize the men, call
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the homicide unit. the coral arts society will dedicate the christmas concert to dr. peter, watch the concert here on abc 2 on christmas eve and christmas day. special event hop norring those who lost lifes to domestic violence and showing support. safety awareness resources is holding a vigil tonight at 6:00 at the frederick war pack at the armory. great news for the families of the men who disappeared on a hiking trip in montana. crews found them yesterday afternoon. the men were okay and able to walk on they own and reported missing after they never made a flight home. 50 people searched a rugged wintery area and used a team of dogs to help in the search. both families are elated.
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>> he has been found. everything broke loose. we were screaming. both men are from maryland, they met in veterinarian school and both live and work in virginia now. thfntle month, voters will be deciding whether or not same- sex marriage should be allowed in the state. the chief diversity officer will talk about being placed on leave to sign a petition. her name is angela, her attorney says she is not antigay,and is only signing the petition because she believes that the issue should be settled by democratic process.
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a natures recipe dog treat be contaminated with salmonella. the product is called the often baked biscuit with real chicken, sold in resealable pouches. the recall is precautionary and advises anyone who bought the treats to throw them away. parents this is frightening news leading up to the halloween. two shipments of pirate costumes were seized. they contained 11 times the legal limit of lead. >> 15,000 products we handle. each one has its own scenario. >> the feds showed the samples of the stuff they catch before put an eye patch on and pull the lead up to their eyes y/and found, qfó!9.)there are tiny swallowed and have too much lead levels in them as well.
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a fake cell phone had too much led. they originated in china and des anyoned for a distributor in the seattle area. computers speaker systems and pool table that belonged to pitcher curt schilling will go on the auction block in maryland. his studios filed for bankruptcy. they housed huge games. a second auction is happening next week in rhode island. the 42nd president of the united states, speaking at stevenson university, happening tonight. bill clinton is expected to talk about the challenges of globalization and how we can grow our inner dependence. his lecture is sold out. no chance on tickets for that event. >> the president befores wife, hilary clinton, is taking responsibility for security decisions made about the u.s.
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embassy in libya. four americans died during an attack in benghazi. clinton says the white house wouldn't have knowledge about security requests. it's been revealed the embassy asked for security but the request was denied. five things you may want to know on this tuesday, he represented pennsylvania for 30 years. 250d spector will be laid to rest.
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think pink for breast cancer awareness month. a pep rally is held at the courthouse in towson, ceo of komen maryland is joining baltimore county executive to get people excited about raising funs for breast cancer. we are fife days away from race from the cure. it's sunday, 21st in hunt
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valley, abc 2 is a proud sponsor of the event. we hope you join us, we will be out there. log on to komen maryland site, we have a link at abc2news.com/think pink. we are wondering what the wets is going to be like -- weather is going to be like. >> you have the outlook in to sundays. we can get the answer we need but how thick of a coat do we need? >>i would say, pretty big coat this morning, this afternoon, maybe a light jacket. 48 now in westminster. 47 ellicott city. rock call 52. 50 goldsboro, 51 in federalsburg. tillman 54. outside, bel air, seeing plenty of clear skies, lots of sunshine, will rule throughout the day. we are going to be feeling the breeze as we continue through
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day. the wind northwest at 5-10, 15 miles an hour, we will have gusts up to 20-25 miles an hour as well. cold front whisked through yesterday. behind it cooler and breezier, high pressure building in, that's going to keep the clouds at bay as we go through the rest of the day. let's look at hurricane rafael right now. looking pretty good. encountering sheer. all in all, the good news is this will stay away from the u.s. as we go through time. temperature 65 degrees, plenty of sunshine in here, cooler and breezier and also by tonight the temperature at 42, mostly clear, chilly, you are going to need the coat again. 67 for tomorrow. mostly sunny and seasonable. 67 is where we should be for this time of the year, warming things up in to thursday and showers as we go in to the evening and friday morning, more showers, but we clear out
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nicely, komen race, looking good. it will be a chilly start. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. we will want to layer up for the race. all of us will be in hunt valley. join us, a great day and as usual, shutting down many roads in the heart of hunt valley. traveling on 83, disabled car has cleared at belfast, no problems as you get onto the jfx, heading downtown. the beltway will be the worst part of the commute right now. a live look, fed rick road, the crash is confined to the shoulder, causing a back up. it's going to take you 17 extra minutes to travel the outer loop from 795, towards inner state 70. here is a live look at 95, 395, everything moving along, no problems to report through the tunnel. least expensive car heading to the u.s., no thrills. it's made by indian company
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selling for around $3500. there are plans to add a few thrills to it because we have to have the thrills. we want to remind you to head to facebook, one of the questions we were asking people, jones has been considering moving to maryland permanently. we asked you on facebook where should he live. howard county, park heights, my favorite, my house. >> let us know what you think. which community should he live in.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about.

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